Bonnyton Thistle F.C.

Bonnyton Thistle Football Club is a Scottish football team based in the town of Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. They are members of the West of Scotland Football League, in the sixth tier of the Scottish football league system, having joined the league in 2020 from the South of Scotland Football League.[1][2]

Bonnyton Thistle
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Full nameBonnyton Thistle Football Club
GroundThe Synergy Arena, Harriet Road, Kilmarnock
Club PresidentIan Higgins
ManagerAlan Robertson
LeagueWest of Scotland League Premier Division
2020–21West of Scotland League Premier Division (season abandoned)
WebsiteClub website

Founded in 1912, they were previously a youth and amateur team.

Their home ground is The Synergy Arena, located in the Townholm area of Kilmarnock, which has a capacity of 1,000. It was opened in 2017 to coincide with the club's move into senior football.[3]



  • Southern Counties Cup/ Challenge Cup
    • Winners (1) : 2018–19.
  • Alba Cup
    • Winners (1) : 2018–19.
  • Detroit Trophy – Overall Championship
    • Winners (1) : 2018–19.

Notable former playersEdit


  1. ^ "Bonnyton Thistle enter senior ranks of Scottish football". Archived from the original on 10 October 2018. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  2. ^ McGowan, Eric (14 April 2020). "All Ayrshire Junior sides have applications to join WoSL approved". Daily Record. Glasgow. Retrieved 16 April 2020.
  3. ^ Wren, David (2 February 2017). "Bonnyton Thistle get started on new ambitious project in Townholm, Kilmarnock". Daily Record. Glasgow. Retrieved 11 July 2017.

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Coordinates: 55°37′01″N 4°29′24″W / 55.617035°N 4.489990°W / 55.617035; -4.489990